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Three men with race bibs running up a hill.
Race participants.
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Conserving Cotapata National Park by Promoting the Chasquimaraton Pre-Colombian Trail in Bolivia
Grantee Name: 
Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Ecología
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$60,000
DATES
Jun 2016
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Aug 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Tropical Andes
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$60,000
DATES
Jun 2016
-
Aug 2017

Promote ecotourism, increase environmental and cultural awareness, and generate community revenue by holding the Chasquimaratón, a historical trekking competition along the pre-Colombian road network of Cotapata National Park in Bolivia. The project will fund logistical preparation, trail improvement, the establishment of a multi-stakeholder alliance, community engagement, public education, media outreach, and environmental protection and safety plans.

Strategic Direction: 4 Promote and scale up opportunities to foster private sector approaches for biodiversity conservation to benefit priority KBAs in the seven corridors.